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Global Webcast and Insights on the Canadian House of Commons Conflict Minerals Act, Bill C-486

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According to the sponsor of the Bill C-486, “The Conflict Minerals Act requires Canadian companies to exercise due diligence before and while exploiting and trading minerals from the Great Lakes Region, to ensure that no armed groups engaged in illegal activities have benefited from the extraction, processing, or use of those minerals.

PG&E Ranked Among Top Utilities For Sustainability Efforts

Target Rock Advisors Recognizes Utility’s Performance on Economic, Environmental and Social Sustainability
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SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., April 3, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) announced today that it has been named one of the nation’s three most sustainable large utilities by Target Rock Advisors, and has also been included in Target Rock’s 2013 Sustainable Utility Leaders Index (SULI).

SRZ Law Firm Leads the Charge for Conflict Minerals Compliance

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The complexity of Conflict Minerals Compliance is an intense undertaking for companies. Attend the April 10th webinar to personally ask the questions you've been seeking answers to.  Register for: CONFLICT MINERALS: On April 10th, Industry Veterans speak out on the changing requirements of Due Diligence

First-of-a-kind Report Analyzes how TSX 60 Companies (Do or don’t) Compensate Executives for Sustainability Performance

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April 3, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Coro Strandberg, CBSR Associate and sustainability thought-leader has released a ground-breaking report, Sustainable Pay: how TSX 60 companies compensate executives for sustainability performance.  According to the report, 57 per cent of the TSX 60 companies consider sustainability in their annual incentive plans while 35 per cent do not and eight per cent do not disclose this information.

Metal Miners Add Corporate Social Responsibility to Productivity and Cost Controls as Top Strategic Priorities

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As the 3rd Annual Mining Americas Summit approaches, metal miners are keenly aware of the new social pressures placed on them by the new Dodd-Frank Section 1502 Conflict Minerals Reporting Requirements.  Public companies whose products are “in scope” or fall under the rule are required to disclose the origin of tin, tantalum, tungsten and gold (3TG) and address conflicted practices associated with mining of these minerals.

SEC Final Rule Conclusion: Compliant Due Diligence Can Lead to Company and Brand Exposure

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For anyone who’s read the 350+ page SEC Dodd-Frank Section 1502 final rule, there’s one conclusion: the complexity of compliant due diligence and the accompanying reporting requirements can lead to startling exposure for your Senior Management, your Company and your brand.

Get the facts behind compliant due diligence.

Workplace Integration 2.0 ~ What’s it really mean to me?

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A recurring theme in Sodexo’s Workplace Trends 2013 Report is the need for Corporate Real Estate (CRE) and Facilities Management (FM) professionals to shift their entire approach.  The new method is  a mindset where “human centric” needs are given just as much attention as traditional asset and infrastructure considerations. In other words, it’s about shifting from a “Cost per Square Foot” to a “Quality of Life per Square Foot” approach.

Diversity Case in Point: Deloitte Launches Leadership Center for Inclusion

by Angela Johnson Meadows, Content Director, Diversity Best Practices
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Diversity Best Practices recently described Deloitte's launch of their new Leadership Center for Inclusion.

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Diversity Best Practices recently described Deloitte's launch of their new Leadership Center for Inclusion.

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